Roman Polanski Loses Bid To Be Reinstated To Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And SciencesPolanski, an Oscar-winning director, fled the United States in 1978 after being charged with the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl in Los Angeles.
'Offensive': French Actress, Wife Of Roman Polanski Blasts Academy InviteEmmanuelle Seigner said the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences suffered from "a curious case of amnesia" when it expelled her husband, Roman Polanski, after awarding him the 2003 Oscar for best director for "The Pianist."
Roman Polanski Threatens To Sue Motion Picture Academy Over Expulsion, Calls #MeToo Movement 'Collective Hysteria'This week, an attorney for Polanski sent a letter to AMPAS threatening to sue the Oscar-granting organization if he is not granted a hearing on the ouster.
LAPD Investigates Roman Polanski Over New Accusation Of MolestationAlthough the statute of limitations has long expired, law enforcement officials may be able to use any evidence they collect to help prosecute other cases.
Polanski Loses Bid To Have Rape Case Thrown OutOscar-winning director Roman Polanski has lost his latest bid to end a criminal case for sexually assaulting a teen 40 years ago.
Woman Claims Roman Polanski Sexually Victimized Her As TeenShe alleges that the director sexually victimized her in 1973, when she was 16.
Rape Victim Asks Judge To End Polanski Case After 40 YearsA woman who was molested by Roman Polanski when she was 13 years old has asked a Los Angeles judge to declare an end to the criminal case against the Oscar-winning director.
Roman Polanski Sex Victim To Appear In Court For First TimeThe victim of Roman Polanski's sex assault 40 years ago is going to appeal directly to a judge to end the long-running case against the fugitive director, his lawyer said Thursday.
LA Judge Rejects Polanski Request For No More Prison TimeRoman Polanski’s attorney filed court papers saying he would return to the U.S. if a judge determines that he has "already done his time."
Lawyers Say Roman Polanski Should Come Back To LA A Free ManA Los Angeles judge says he will issue a written ruling about director Roman Polanski's requests to end his long-running sex abuse case.
Roman Polanski Seeks To Have Prosecutor's Testimony UnsealedRoman Polanski's attorney has asked a Los Angeles judge to unseal testimony given by a former prosecutor who handled the fugitive director's long-running sexual assault case.
Poland's Top Court Upholds Refusal To Extradite PolanskiPolanski, 83, is wanted in the U.S. in a case involving sex with a minor that has haunted him for almost 40 years and he is subject to an Interpol warrant in 188 countries.
Polish Government Revives Effort To Extradite Roman PolanskiThe Polish government said Tuesday it would revive an effort to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski, whose return to the United States has been sought by authorities in California for decades after he fled in the aftermath of a 1977 conviction for having sex with a 13-year-old girl who had been drugged.
Polish Prosecutors Censure LA Courts Over Polanski Extradition RulingProsecutors in Poland issued a scathing indictment of the Los Angeles County courts system on Friday, in ruling that famed director Roman Polanski should not be extradited to face 38-year-old child rape charges.
Roman Polanski Testifies In Polish Extradition HearingFugitive filmmaker Roman Polanski appeared in a Polish courtroom Wednesday in an inconclusive hearing prompted by a U.S. request for his extradition in connection with his 1977 conviction for having sex with a 13-year-old girl.